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Forum: Parallel Universe 04-24-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By mustardfj40
Thanks guys! Looks like the 525XV is the...

Thanks guys!

Looks like the 525XV is the way to go then...But it comes 120 links and the F650GS only need 116 links then what tools is needed to remove the extra links. Or just break out the air...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-24-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By mustardfj40
DID 525VX or OEM BMW chain

Hi guys,

I have currently have about 8000 miles on the original chain on my the F850GS, my next trip to AK is estimate to be about 5000 miles. I'm thinking about install new chain before hand so I...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By mustardfj40
Thanks guys! Since I will use it for occasionally...

Thanks guys! Since I will use it for occasionally GPS (via iphone) and taking call from my lady (again via iphone), so look like SMH-5 is the one for me now, the lower price help too since I spent...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By mustardfj40
Helmet blue tooth headset/microphone for Iphone

Guys/gals,

You can you please recommend a good Helmet blue tooth headset/mic for iphone. The helmet is Shoei X2.

Thanks in advance!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-23-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,453
Posted By mustardfj40
http://biker-land.de/Motorcycle-Boots/waterproof/S...

http://biker-land.de/Motorcycle-Boots/waterproof/SIDI-ADVENTURE-Gore-Tex-boots.html

$277.79 before shipping, with shipping to USA, it's less than $300 :D
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 41,211
Posted By mustardfj40
Hi, I tried to use "ADVRIDER" discount code...

Hi,

I tried to use "ADVRIDER" discount code but got this error: "Warning: Coupon is either invalid, expired or reached it's usage limit!". Is there a new code that I can use?

Thanks
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-21-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,453
Posted By mustardfj40
The splines were painted over on the IMS lever...

The splines were painted over on the IMS lever (maybe to protect the splines from being rusted when they're unused I guess). I used a sharp small flat blade screw driver to scrape out the the paint...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-21-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 13,600
Posted By mustardfj40
I tried to clean off the paint on the splines but...

I tried to clean off the paint on the splines but still needed to tap it in. I used anti-seize to make the removal easier later. But the lever was so cheap I won't complain :D

If the lever was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-21-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,453
Posted By mustardfj40
Thanks very much guys!!! Now the shifting with...

Thanks very much guys!!! Now the shifting with the Sidi adv boot is as easy as the hiking boot that used to ride with. I could ankle the shifter up. I did that by doing the stuffs you guys...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,199
Posted By mustardfj40
I have been riding a few times with my silver X2...

I have been riding a few times with my silver X2 helmet now and I'm very impressed with it. It's as quiet or quieter than my Shoei RF900 road helmet. I have been riding regularly at 80mph on my F650...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,076
Posted By mustardfj40
Thanks guys!!! I have been walking around to...

Thanks guys!!! I have been walking around to break in the boots and now it soften a bit and have a I feel for the boot.

I've also bought a set of Pivot Pegz and longer MSI shifter, hope to have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By mustardfj40
I did a search and found this: ...

I did a search and found this:

http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/8500134-927.html

So there's a version for lowered F650GS, but if it's already enlarged from stock then maybe I can...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By mustardfj40
Side stand enlarger for lowered F650GS

Hello guys/gals,


Anyone knows of a source for the side stand enlarger for lowered F650GS? I had this book marked a few years ago (Didn't need this back then on my last trip across the US, the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,963
Posted By mustardfj40
I finally installed the Ricor in my F650GS after...

I finally installed the Ricor in my F650GS after letting it sitting on the shelf for almost a year. The differences are quite noticeable, it controls the brake dive pretty well.

I also cut the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,453
Posted By mustardfj40
I'm walking around the neighborhood everyday to...

I'm walking around the neighborhood everyday to soften and get use to it, right now the boots feel so awkward and disconcted on the bike it felt riding with my ski boot :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,453
Posted By mustardfj40
I'm leaving mid of June, my buddy is bailing out...

I'm leaving mid of June, my buddy is bailing out so I'm by myself. Are you going too?

So I've just ordered both the Pedal Pegz and IMS shifter, I need a few rides to get used to them before the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,453
Posted By mustardfj40
Gear shifting with Sidi Adventure boot

Hi Guys,

I was advised to get proper riding boot instead wearing my leaky hiking boots. So I bought a pair of Sid Adventure Goretex boot for my upcoming Alaska trip, these boots are really nice...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,076
Posted By mustardfj40
Oops, I meant the left foot. Thanks guys!

Oops, I meant the left foot.

Thanks guys!
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,076
Posted By mustardfj40
Sidi Adventure Gore boots and....Gear shifting

Hi guys,

I was told that I should get proper boots instead of wearing those leaky hiking boots. So for the coming trip to Alaska I got a pair of Sidi Adventure Gore boots which are really nice,...
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 21,845
Posted By mustardfj40
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By mustardfj40
A good thread: ...

A good thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=453724
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By mustardfj40
I have a center stand on my lower F650GS, the...

I have a center stand on my lower F650GS, the stand came from a regular F650GS, this is important because the F800GS has even taller stands.

I am able to get the bike on the center stand but it...
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 21,845
Posted By mustardfj40
If you bring your tires/wheels do you need to...

If you bring your tires/wheels do you need to remove the brake roters and the rear cog?

Thanks
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-04-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By mustardfj40
I have just saw this F700GS at the BMW dealer,...

I have just saw this F700GS at the BMW dealer, that's painting scheme is some kind of package that costs extra. It looks nice.

If that F700GS is what you want then....get it instead of wasting...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,199
Posted By mustardfj40
Thanks for the review guys! I ordered my silver...

Thanks for the review guys! I ordered my silver X2 from Rezilla and got it within 2 days! Fit and finish is top rate. I'm going to Alaska in June and need a new helmet to replace my Shoei RF900, I...
Forum: Alaska 03-31-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By mustardfj40
Shipping a motorycle from AK to California

Hi guys,

I'm riding to Alaska in June but don't have enough time to ride back to California, so can anyone please suggest a shipper.

Thanks very much. I know the best way is to ride back home...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,199
Posted By mustardfj40
Can anyone please do review with actual your...

Can anyone please do review with actual your riding experiences? If it has same vibration problems as the XD4 I will skip this one and stick with my old road helmet.

I have seen quite bunch of...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,199
Posted By mustardfj40
Anyone has one yet? I thought about getting...

Anyone has one yet?

I thought about getting a new helmet for coming Alaska trip in June and planned to go with Arai XD4 but after watching a few youtube reviews, maybe this X2 is the one for me....
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-16-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,963
Posted By mustardfj40
How do you measure the oil level?

How do you measure the oil level?
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By mustardfj40
Here the back with the part number?

Here the back with the part number?
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By mustardfj40
Thanks very much! Didn't know it was that simple,...

Thanks very much! Didn't know it was that simple, I followed your instruction and used a brass drift covered with plastic electrical tape and pushed the cap while used a small pick the to pull the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-13-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By mustardfj40
F650GS front fork, how do you remove the top aluminum cap?

Hi guys,

For the F650GS front fork, how do you remove the top aluminum cap?

I removed the black plastic cap but couldn't figure out how to remove the aluminum top caps, I can see there's snap...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-10-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,383
Posted By mustardfj40
10% off for ADV when I bought my Scott damper...

10% off for ADV when I bought my Scott damper from: www.renazco.com
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,368
Posted By mustardfj40
Thanks guys! The TKC80 for the front sounds like...

Thanks guys! The TKC80 for the front sounds like a good idea too. I didn't air down those Tourance tires. I'm running tubeless on the F650GS and will only do unpaved road (no trails) what's the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,817
Posted By mustardfj40
OMG! Wish I can ride like that!

OMG! Wish I can ride like that!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,368
Posted By mustardfj40
Thanks guys. I wouldn't mind the original...

Thanks guys. I wouldn't mind the original Tourance tires since I rode them across the US but they gave me some interesting moments when I was riding the gravel roads in Death Valley and would like...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,368
Posted By mustardfj40
Mitas E07 to Pruhoe Bay AK

Hi,

This June I'm riding my 2012 F650GS from San Francisco Bay Area to Pruhoe Bay Alaska. My main concern is wet road and the dirt roads. Since my original tires worn out, I am thinking about a...
Forum: Alaska 01-26-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,207
Posted By mustardfj40
Any update on a shipping company to ship your...

Any update on a shipping company to ship your bike from Alaska to N. California?

This Summer I'm riding up to Alaska and because of lack of time, I'm looking to ship it back.

3 years ago, I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,416
Posted By mustardfj40
A friend recently bough a blue 2009 F650GS for...

A friend recently bough a blue 2009 F650GS for around $6300 with less 1,000 miles on the clock. He got it from SF craigslist. I looked at it and thought it was a killer deal. As summer is ending...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,411
Posted By mustardfj40
I looked at the specs for the F650GS twin and the...

I looked at the specs for the F650GS twin and the DRZ 650, and the wet weight difference isn't that big: 408lbs for the DRZ and 439lbs for the F650GS twin. So the difference isn't that big at 31lbs.
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